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Our industry is in need of urgent support! Almost 6 months ago we watched our busy work calendars empty & now our warehouses show the stark reality, empty of people, but full of equipment unused and gathering dust…
#LightItInRed is a UK based direct action lighting protest that is scheduled to take place on the night of Monday 6th July 2020 … to draw attention to the critical condition of the UK live event and entertainment industry and its need for special government support to see it through to re-starting. The dynamic “creative sector” which includes live entertainment, music, events, theatre, performance, and the arts generates around £110 billion annually (based on DCMS figures) for the UK economy … and is known for its invention, passion, and flair.
Red Alert is also being supported by numerous companies, professionals, organisations and other individuals and practitioners working in the entertainment technology industry and performing arts sector. The Red Alert campaign’s goal is to get the live entertainment and technical production sector in front of politicians, specifically those in the exchequer and at the DCMS (Department of Culture Media & Sport), the latter as the industry’s representatives at parliamentary level.
UK lighting rental company Clearsound Productions has not let the Coronavirus lockdown stop them from shining their lights … to boost morale in their ‘hood, send messages of positive energy and show solidarity for all those frontline and essential workers putting their lives on the line as the country battles the virus. In a resounding Sunday night collective action – the largest to date - on 19th April, over 50 lighting and laser companies joined Clearsound to shine lights in the sky, united by the hashtag #ourshininglight
On 11th August, the live events industry across the UK will come together in solidarity to host a series of creative action to help save the live events and entertainment sector, which is on the verge of collapsing without financial support from the government. Hundreds of venues are expected to turn their lights red, along with other creative activities being staged in over 20 cities across the UK to symbolise the industry going into red alert, and a final call to action titled ‘Throw us a line’ will be taking centre stage on London’s South Bank.
On July 14, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, more than 400,000 spectators celebrated in Paris “Bastille Day”, the National Holiday in France, marking the beginning of the modern French nation. And to Lawo, it was a further chance to demonstrate the power of their latest live and broadcast technologies.
Better View – Sometimes you have to step back a little way from the noise, excitement and hype around all of the new technology coming at you and take a cold, hard look at what is really going to impact the billions of consumers on the planet.
40 Years in the Making: The Magic Music Movie Captures the Sound of Original 1970’s Boulder Revolution Jam Band
In the 1970’s, while he was a student at the University of Colorado, Director Lee Aronsohn fell in love with the music of the Boulder Revolution and the band Magic Music. Since the band’s break up in 1976, any trace of their music has been virtually impossible to find. Four decades later, superfan Aronsohn tracked down the original band members and convinced them to get back together in Boulder for one sold-out reunion concert that was documented in the film, 40 Years in the Making: The Magic Music Movie. To preserve the integrity of the band’s original performances for the film, Production Sound Mixer David Griesinger used a selection of microphones from DPA Microphones.
Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a spectacular show performed at 12 different venues in Germany, thrilling a total audience of more than 130,000. The biggest anniversary music event was a sold-out performance on 29th October in Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz-Arena with more than 11,000 spectators and a choir 4,000 strong. German public TV channel ZDF broadcast the recording of the Pop-Oratorio Luther on Reformation Day, 31st October.
Elemental Technologies, an Amazon Web Services company, today announced that it has secured 16 sponsors to date for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run, taking place on Tuesday, April 25 in Las Vegas in conjunction with the 2017 NAB Show. The growing list of sponsors marks a 100 percent increase in total sponsors from the 2016 event and now includes several major media brands. With six weeks left until the event, time is limited for prospective sponsors to join their media and entertainment industry peers in supporting the 4K 4Charity Fun Run.
AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) company, today announced that the fifth annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show will take place at 7:00 a.m. local time on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Amstelpark in Amsterdam. Registration is open at https://4k4charity.com/ibc.
Elemental Technologies today announced sponsorship, transportation and at-show registration updates for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run. The run takes place Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in conjunction with NAB Show in Las Vegas. Participant registration is open at www.4K4Charity.com.